Yokohama posts first half gains

Nov. 10, 2005

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. achieved 4.8 billion yen in operating income during the first half of its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, a 10.7% increase over the first half of its 2004 fiscal year.

Yokohama also posted 201.3 billion yen in net sales during the first half of fiscal 2005, a 6.1% increase over the same period last year.

Operating income of Yokohama's Tire Group grew to 3.7 billion yen during the first half. The Tire Group's sales rose 7.6% to 145.7 billion yen.